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Categories: Curriculum
13 October, 2018
by Nicole Nelson
Content Marketing Manager
Woz U has partnered with BlockGeeks to offer blockchain content to students! Read the press release below for more information on Woz U and BlockGeeks.

Woz U, Steve Wozniak’s education as a service company that transforms how individuals are educated with personalized, tech-based career training and BlockGeeks, a blockchain technology centric educational, knowledge sharing and ecosystem development platform, announced its partnership at DesTechAZ last night in Scottsdale, Arizona. The addition of BlockGeeks coursework will bolster Woz U’s ability to offer students a career path with expertise in blockchain technology.

The partnership enables Woz U to enrich its offering with the addition of blockchain career training powered by BlockGeeks. With more than 30 courses and workshops and over 500 lessons available to students, BlockGeeks provides an array of blockchain learning materials to Woz U’s partners and students. As blockchain-based solutions become the new norm for organizations, the agreement between Woz U and BlockGeeks enables learners to have access to comprehensive courses that teach students the latest practices and strategies in blockchain technology.

“The partnership with Woz U aligns perfectly with our objective to make learning materials available to individuals interested in advancing their education in the technology industry,” said Vlad Martynov, co-founder of BlockGeeks. “Our collaboration with Woz U enables us to meet fast growing demand for qualified blockchain experts and developers and offer courses for students to gain the skillset for a blockchain-based career as industries continue to embrace the technology to evolve, impacting the way companies operate.”

The partnership empowers individuals to explore blockchain, and learn about the newest technology developments and tactics implemented in the category. The enhanced Woz U offering positions the company at the forefront for students to enter the technology industry workforce with solid blockchain acumen. BlockGeeks courses will join Woz U program offerings, Full-Stack Web Development, Cyber Security and Data Science.

“It’s important for individuals to have access to education programs to learn about, develop, and operate blockchain-based technologies. BlockGeeks provides Woz U students access to Ethereum-based courses, which is a tremendous resource for individuals seeking to gain a stronger understanding of blockchain,” stated Vitalik Buterin, founder of Ethereum.

“The partnership enables us to work with a respected and knowledgeable group in blockchain training who works closely with the Ethereum team and other experts with practical blockchain experience,” said Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Woz U. “BlockGeeks, with its innovative approach to education, is uniquely qualified to train on blockchain concepts, architecture and application. We are excited to be working with such a talented team, and to bring blockchain career training to Woz U.”

The future graduates of Woz U’s Arizona approved program powered by BlockGeeks will receive a certificate of completion.

For more information about BlockGeeks, visit blockgeeks.com.

Be the first to know more about Woz U’s endeeavor into blockchain by visiting woz-u.com/blockchain.

Nicole Nelson

Nicole is Woz U’s social media and content manager who loves to build communities and break though barriers to find common ground. After graduating college, Nicole joined Woz U as an intern and quickly rose up in the ranks to become the voice of the brand on social. When she’s not documenting Woz U’s Demo Day, you can find her cheering on her local soccer team or getting her ‘zen' on practicing yoga.

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